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Old 15 February 2011, 03:59   #1
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Teak decking and freshwater shower

Im thinking of having my Ribeye 785 decked out with tek dec ,which is the synthetic look as like teak decking , has anyone had this done and what did it cost ,and did you do it yourself ???. has anyone fitted a freshwater shower.???
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Im thinking of having my Ribeye 785 decked out with tek dec ,which is the synthetic look as like teak decking , has anyone had this done and what did it cost ,and did you do it yourself ???. has anyone fitted a freshwater shower.???
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we have Permateek on our rib. very pleased with it. easy to clean, looks good. only down side is it does get very hot when the sun is on it but thats easy to overcome!

no experience of a deck shower on a rib but guess you will need to find somewhere for a decent size tank somewhere?
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has anyone had this done
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He's a bit monosyllabic until after the tea bowser has topped him off. He does things to ribs for money, some say he is a Evil Genius RIB builder/Modifier.

When his tannin and caffeine count reach operating levels, he'll give you a quote
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Hi Skipper.

We do a lot with flexiteak, an equivalent to tekdek. Depending on what boarders etc to deck out a 7.8 you are looking at around the £1000 mark.
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right, had me tea, what would you like to know, have ribs here with real teak, plastic teak, toilets, sinks, etc, won't get into trade names with plastic teak, do you want it looking conventional with king plank and boarders, (more expensive) or as most others do, just straight planks, for shower i'll have to look at your boat, with regards to fitting water tank so it doesn't affect your trim too much, assuming the outlet will be aft, a cuppa works wonders
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I had a look at doing this recently for my 7.5M Cobra, price quoted was over £2k so I decided not to bother. Would be interested on alternatives
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that's why (unlike Ribshop) i didn't put a figure to it, if you can get that done reasonably for 1k i'd go that route, i have a 7m here with plastic teak that we did 2 years ago and that was about £1700 then, of course it's done properly with boarders around the edges and around all the deck mouldings, engine box and bathing platform, before anybody points out there's no boarders around the helm seat, there is a reason for that
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i have a 7m here with plastic teak that we did 2 years ago and that was about £1700 then, of course it's done properly with boarders around the edges and around all the deck mouldings, engine box and bathing platform, before anybody points out there's no boarders around the helm seat, there is a reason for that
Now that is a nice looking RIB Cobra I assume?
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We went for borders on everything and around hatches. More expensive but in my view makes it look good.

Cheap it isnt but it does make a massive difference. Mrs Zippy didnt like the look of our boat before the deck went down.. once it was down she loved the boat which means we didnt sell it so in my book! its cheap!!




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Thatís a nice job Zippy, did Advance decking do that for you?
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Thanks!

Nope. They quoted but were EXPENSIVE!!!
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nope. one of mine and the uphlostery is real leather
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Hi Skipper.

We do a lot with flexiteak, an equivalent to tekdek. Depending on what boarders etc to deck out a 7.8 you are looking at around the £1000 mark.
Have you got something there i can look at , i have seem tek dek but not flexiteek?
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Have you got something there i can look at , i have seem tek dek but not flexiteek?

to be fair, there ain't much between them, it was only the early day stuff or the cheaper ones you should stay away from
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